Man fined R15 000 for abortion posters

2014-09-25 08:50

A 26-year-old man was fined R15 000 for putting up posters advertising services for illegal abortions.

The man was putting the posters up at the Baragwanath taxi rank in Soweto, Joburg metro police chief superintendent Wayne Minnaar said yesterday.

He was advertising the abortions at R350.

“If the man fails to pay the fine, a warrant of arrest will be authorised by the Johannesburg Magistrates’ Court for his immediate arrest, as officers do know his whereabouts and his address,” Minnaar said.

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